Program Components (Continued)
3* Fellowship Program, This program provides fellowship assistance to
full-time graduate students who already have a master's degree and who
are preparing to become trainers of teachers of bilingual education. The
statute and regulations require a recipient to work in authorized activi-
ties for a period of time equivalent to the time for which the student
received assistance under tne program or pay back the assistance received.
1. Training Projects, Those eligible for assistance under this program
are a local school district; a State education agency; an institution of
higher education or a nonprofit private organization that applies after
consultation with one or more local education agency or with a State
education agency; or an institution of higher education or a private, non-
profit organization that applies jointly with one or more local education
agency or with a State education agency.
2. Schools of Education Projects. Those eligible for assistance under
this program are institutions of higher education with a school, depart-
ment, or college of education or a bilingual education training program.
Institutions must apply after consultation with one or more local school
districts or with a State education agency or an institution of higher
education with a school of education or a bilingual education training
program that applies jointly with one or more local school districts or
with a State education agency.
3. Fellowship Program. An institution of higher education that offers a
program ofstudy leading to a degree above the master's level in the
field of training teachers for bilingual education is eligible to partici-
pate in this program. An individual is eligible to apply for a fellowship
under this program if this individual: (I) is a citizen, a national or a
permanent resident of the United States; (2) is in the United States for
other than a temporary purpose and can provide evidence from the Immigra-
tion and Naturalization Service of his or her intent to become a permanent
resident; or (3) is a permanent resident of Puerto Rico, Guam, American
Samoa, the Virgin Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Trust
Territories of the Pacific Islands; and (4) has been accepted for enroll-
ment as a full-time student in a course of study offered by an institution
of higher education approved for participation in this program. The
course of study must lead to a degree above the master's level in the
field of training teachers for bilingual education.
II. RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(a)
A. Goals and Objectives: During FY 1984, the Department's principal
objectives withrespect to the Training Projects Program were as follows: to deny the individual the opportunity to learn successfully in